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The Minimum Acceptable Visibility (MAV) table was originally provided by the California Highway Patrol in response to an inquiry  relative to acceptable highway visibility reduction caused by smoke. The table was included in chapter two of the 1991...

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Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

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Person: Miner, Burns
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

The character of most forest ecosystems in the southern U.S. has been shaped by fire. Indians and early settlers burned the woods for many purposes. After a period of trying to exclude fire, foresters recognized its value as an ecological force and its...

Person: Duryea, Dougherty, Van Lear, Waldrop
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Lightning causes one third of the 9000 wildfires that occur in Canada. Annually, these lightning-caused fires account for 90% of the area burned and cost Canadians at least 150 million dollars in suppression costs and values destroyed. Unlike the fires...

Person: Kourtz, Todd
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Biomass burning is a major source of emissions to the atmosphere. Some of these emissions may change global climate. This paper uses combustion efficiency as an independent variable for predicting emission factors for, among others, carbon monoxide,...

Person: Ward, Hardy
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Many potent air toxins are in the smoke of burning forest and range biomass. Firefighters are exposed to the smoke of both wildfire and prescribed fire. A comprehensive assessment of these exposures is not yet possible due to insufficient data....

Person: Reinhardt
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text... 'A brief report by four scientists of The Nature Conservancy in Florida [about a method for propagating wiregrass included the following steps] ... Collect seeds from central Florida sites five to eight months after summer burn....

Person: Stolzenburg
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Equations for predicting duff and large woody fuel (7.6+ cm) consumption are summarized. Dependent variables are duff depth reduction, percentage duff depth reduction, percentage mineral soil, large fuel diameter reduction, and percentage large fuel...

Person: Brown, Reinhardt
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

We studied cross-seasonal changes in pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms in 52 wildland firefighters in Northern California. The mean cross-seasonal change in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEVI) was-1.2% (95% confidence interval [CI] -O...

Person: Rothman, Ford, Baser, Hansen, O'Toole, Tockman, Strickland
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

After the serious smoke inversion conditions on the northern California and southern Oregon fires of 1987 and the Greater Yellowstone Area fires of 1988, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) hosted a conference - 'The Effect of Forest...

Person: Mangan
Year: 1991
Type: Document
Source: TTRS